The Ultimate Chester and Cheshire Gifting Guide

You may sometimes struggle to find the perfect gifts for everyone at Christmas. Well, this year’s going to be different! We’ve compiled this truly ultimate guide to gifting for just about every interest. And what’s even better is that these are all local Chester and Cheshire businesses. So, while you shop for the perfect gift – from the comfort of your home – you’re shopping local in #YourCheshire and #YourChester!

For the one that is difficult to buy for

We all have that one person (or several) in our life which, for one reason or another, is just SO hard to buy for. Here at Visit Cheshire, we have sorted through our local businesses’ wares, and we think the following gifts might just hit the spot with these special people!  

The Chester Gift Card from Chester BID

The Chester Gift Card

The award winning Caramel Sea Salt Chocolate Bar from Donna Marie Gifts, Warrington

Donna Marie Chocolate

Initial cushion from The Little House Shop, Knutsford

Initial Cushion from The Little House Shop

Stylish Scandinavian-inspired Glassware from Pyramid Glass, Chester

Pyramid Glass

Aroma Diffuser from Dreamy Delights in Blakemere Village

Aroma Diffuser

Woodcut oak tree painting – For Me & For You

Woodcut oak Tree Painting

Personalised Mini Me print, from Busy Mum’s Club

Mini Me print

Local artist’s Chester painting, from The Watergate Street Gallery

Watergate Street Gallery

A Scrabble Art piece from Cheshire Quality

Scrabble Art Piece

Pair of personalised espresso cups from Blue Fish Ceramics

Blue Fish ceramics

Cheshire’s Wonderful Wildlife Posters, by Nicky Thompson, from Crewe Heritage Centre

Nicky Thompson Cheshire's Wonderful Wildlife

Pet portrait by Hannah Jones, I Design and Draw, Chester

I Design and Draw

For the creatives…

Every single one of us is creative in one way or another, so why not allow your loved ones to craft such skills this Christmas with one of the innovative Cheshire gifts below?

Gift card for a pottery painting experience at Jenny Wren Ceramics, Stockton Heath

Jenny Wren

Bobble Hat Knitting set, from Stitch, Nantwich


Yarn Bowl from Cheshire Quality

Yarn Bowl

For the youngest ones…

Bursting with fun, love and festive cheer, Christmas is one of the most spectacular times of the year, particularly for the youngest members of the family. Whether it is a family game, a bath time treat, or something totally different, our Cheshire producers have the PERFECT products to make your little ones’ Christmas that extra bit more special.   

Mini Star Bath Bomb from Dreamy Delights, Blakemere Village

Star Bath Bomb

Personalised Mermaid bottle, Gorgeous Gift House, Warrington

Mermaid Bottle

Personalised Footballer bottle, Gorgeous Gift House, Warrington

Football Bottle

Small Box Hamper of retro and American sweets, from Tilly’s Sweets, Macclesfield

Tilly's Sweets

Alice in Wonderland Ludo, from Chester Visitor Information Centre

Alice Ludo

Children’s stool by Fairtrade Lifestyle, Blakemere Village

Children's Stool

Chester Zoo Guess Who game, from Chester Zoo

Zoo Guess Who

Giant Floor Puzzle from Hal Whittaker

Giant Floor Puzzle

Bajo Polar Bear from Weasel and the Bug, Chester

Bajo Polar Bear

Leo’s Ladder Children’s Book, written by Dee Griffiths, from Cheshire Quality

Leo's Ladder

For the environmentally conscious

There are plenty of ways to partake in the Christmas gifting festivities whilst still respecting the environment! Check out our list of eco-friendly Cheshire products, perfect for the environmentally conscious people in your life!

Waste-free hot chocolate power from Just Footprints, Chester

Hot Chocolate

Angel Saa Paper Parasol Mobile, Lee Louise Chester, Chester

Lee Louise

Christmas Soap and shampoo gift set, Goap, Sandbach


Cheshire Tea Apple Spiced Loose Leaf Tea

Cheshire Tea

Bee’s Wax Food Wraps, from Rocket Wraps

Wax Wraps

For her...

From bespoke jewellery, signature fragrances, and pampering delights, rest assured that our Cheshire businesses have you covered when it comes to finding the perfect gift for the special ladies in your life. Read our top choices below:

Levant, La Route De Soie, perfume by Ormonde Joyne, Pulse of Perfumery, Knutsford

Levant La Route De Soie

Sweetheart arrangement from Hocknell’s Florist, Crewe

Hocknell's Florist

Chester Eastgate Multipurpose Face Covering, from Chester Visitor Information Centre

Chester Face Covering

Scented candles by Nettle Home and Garden, Nantwich

Nettle Home and garden

Caribbean Cocktail Whipped Sugar Scrub from Cheshire Bath Boutique

Caribbean Cocktail Whipped Sugar Scrub

24ct Gold Plated Earrings from Julija Taberner Jewellery

Julija Taberner

Abbey Price designs Honey Dipped Cotton Scarf

Abbery Price

Small hand sewn floral purse, from She Could Sew She Did

She Could Sew She Did

For him...

It is no secret that many of our go-to gifts for men include ANOTHER body spray set or pair of socks. Whilst these are great, why not treat the special men in your life to some unique gifts this Christmas? We might be biased, but we think our list of Cheshire products ‘for him’ below would be a great place to start!

Game controller bath bomb from Dreamy Delights, Blakemere Village

Game Controller Bath Bomb

Custom Comic design from Marc Makes Comics, Macclesfield

Marc Makes Comics

Man Cave sign by Fairtrade Lifestyle, Blakemere Village

Man cave Sign

Goap Bath Gift Set

Goap Bath Set

Enio Beanie Hat in grey, from Stephen Muldoon Bespoke, Altrincham

Enio Beanie

Element Segur Wallet Black, from Empire Menswear, Congleton

Element Wallet

Chester Shot Glass from the Chester Visitor Information Centre

For the foodie in your life

These days, Christmas is almost synonymous with great food! In light of this, why not gift your loved ones a scrumptious Cheshire delight? With options ranging from award-winning baked goods, delicate Afternoon Tea sets, and even smoked platters, there is sure to be an edible gift that satisfies your gifting tastebuds in the list below.

An Afternoon Tea Hamper, courtesy of The Hollies Farm Shop

Hollies Afternoon Tea Hamper

4 award-winning pies from the Great North Pie Company, Altrincham

Great North Pie Co

Foodie Limited Edition Hamper, Fruits of the Forage, Macclesfield

Fruits of the Forage Hamper

Blondie of the Week, Chocolate Baby

Blondie of the Week

8-12 item Cheshire Bakehouse gift box delivered up to Christmas Eve

Cheshire Bakehouse

Christmas Pudding Fudge from Roly’s Fudge, Chester

Roly's Christmas Pudding Fudge

Smokehouse Christmas Gift Box Hamper, from The Smokehouse, Chester


Perfect for cheese lovers

A quality cheeseboard is an essential part of modern-day Christmas Festivities, and with countless award-winning local producers, look no further than our list below for a cheeseboard certain to make the cut this festive season!

Cheese and local gin selection box from the Cheshire Cheese Company

Cheshire Cheese Co

Cheese Selection with Tawny Port – Burts Cheese, Altrincham


A luxury cheese platter from Graze Cheshire, based in Warrington

Graze Cheshire

Orsom Ultimate Cheese Gift Selection


Carden Park Reserve & Cheese Hamper, from Cheshire Quality

Carden Reserve

The Adventurous Cheese Lover bundle, gin and lemon; charcoal cheddar; Irish whiskey and stem ginger; chilli, lime and tequila, old hag; from Cheshire Quality

Adventurous Cheese Lover Bundle

Boozy Favourites

From speciality gins to premium beers and even luxurious tumblers, Cheshire has something for everyone who enjoys a good tipple. Read our top picks below for inspiration.

Three Wrens’ Apple Crumble Gin, Cholmondley

Three Wrens

Dark ales mixed case, 12 bottle case. Wincle Beer, Macclesfield

Wincle Beer

Anarchy Brew Co Gift Pack, Beer Heroes, Chester

Anarchy Brew

Second Son Winter Spiced Gin, Frodsham

Second Son

Weetwood Distillery Raspberry Gin, Cheshire

Weetwood Distillery

Riverside Shimmer Gin, Violet, Warrington

Riverside Shimmer

Shot glasses and nibble bowl set from Cheshire Quality

Shot Glasses and Nibbles Bowl Sets

Luxury Gin & Chocolate Lover Hamper from Cheshire Quality

Gin & Chocolate Lover Hamper

The Edge Gin Mulled Pear

Mulled Pear - The Edge Gin

Eastgate Amber Ale bottle, from Weetwood Ales

Eastgate Ale

Orrefors Whisky Glasses, set of 4, from Pyramid Glass

Pyramid Glass

Gifts for the ones with paws...

Anyone with a furry friend understands the pawprints they leave on your heart, so why not treat them to a Cheshire gift this Christmas, paired with plenty of hugs and wet kisses of course!

Chicken Cupcakes – Greedy Paws, Frodsham

Chicken Cupcakes

Pet Box, Pet Box Co.

Pet Box

AFP Vintage Cat Smoked Fish Toys (with catnip!) from Imperial Pets, Chester

Smoke Catnip Fish

So there you have it, our ultimate gifting guide. If you need more inspiration, why not visit our virtual high street for more Chester and Cheshire local businesses!




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